The International Kite Festival 2023 will begin in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on January 8.

 

About the Interactional Kite Festival

  • The festival is being organised by Gujarat Tourism on the G20 theme of ‘One Earth, One Family, One Future.
  • Ahmedabad first hosted the International Kite Festival on the occasion of Uttarayan in 1989.
  • Apart from Ahmedabad, the International Kite festival will also be organized in Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Dwarka, Somnath, Dhordo, and Kevadia.
  • After a gap of 2 years, skies over the Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad will be adorned with colorful unique Kites.
  • More than 800 kite flyers from across India and the world will participate and display their unique creations in this Festival.
  • This year, kite enthusiasts from different countries will fly Kites at the same time attempting to create a Guinness World Record for the maximum number of kite flyers.
  • A special Parade by international and national kite flyers, a theme pavilion displaying the history of kites, and workshops on making and flying kites are among the major attractions of the festival this year.